GRcades Bet Thread 2

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PostRe: GRcades Bet Thread 2
by LewisD » Sun Apr 02, 2017 9:40 am

Morning all,

I've started following "The odds man" on Facebook since I've watched a friend turn his £25 stake into £1000 a couple of times based on this guys "£25 to £1000" challenge.

Figured it's only £25 may as well try it.

But, I'm fairly new to betting. What sort of game is good for betting on these days..
I'm not into football, but happy to take a punt on results etc..

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PostRe: GRcades Bet Thread 2
by more heat than light » Sun Apr 02, 2017 9:17 pm

We've all had a go on those challenges, and obviously they very rarely work out. By all means have a go, but the chances of making it to a grand are slim. If it was easy everyone would do it! Also, you need some serious stones at the tail end of the challenge to bet those high amounts.

If you're new to betting I'd recommend opening a couple of new accounts, quite a few sites offer new account bonuses and free bets. Do make sure to check out the small print and make sure you'll be able to withdraw your winnings if you make money on those first freebies.

As for what to bet on, that all depends on personal preference really. We mostly tend to back football on here as we're fairly knowledgable on it, but if you're big into ice hockey or something then go for it. Have a play around at low amounts before you get comfortable, most sites make things fairly easy to understand.

Any questions just ask, folk in here are always happy to help if you don't understand something about odds or a type of bet or whatever.

Good luck! :)

EDIT - The OP here has loads of good info too, make sure to check that out.

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PostRe: GRcades Bet Thread 2
by Moggy » Fri Apr 07, 2017 4:58 pm

What's the longest you've ever held onto a winning bet?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-g ... t-39528083

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PostRe: GRcades Bet Thread 2
by JiggerJay » Sat Apr 08, 2017 5:02 pm

Just cashed out a bet for £10 profit after it looked like Plymouth was going to strawberry float it... Then they scored on the dying seconds, now if Everton beat leciester I'll be suicidal!

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PostRe: GRcades Bet Thread 2
by LewisD » Sat Apr 08, 2017 5:10 pm

Good luck for the National everyone!

Gone a bit generous this year got e/w bets on 8 horses :/

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PostRe: GRcades Bet Thread 2
by more heat than light » Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:51 pm

LewisD wrote:Good luck for the National everyone!

Gone a bit generous this year got e/w bets on 8 horses :/


It was mentioned on the BBC the other day that if you'd had a quid each way on every horse in the national for the last ten years, you'd be in profit. Just shows you how random that race is. :lol:

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PostRe: GRcades Bet Thread 2
by Hime » Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:56 pm

I had a handicap bet on the Aston Villa - Birmingham game of +1 to Birmingham. With Villa winning 1-0 should I not get my stake back?

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PostRe: GRcades Bet Thread 2
by Rhubarb » Sun Apr 23, 2017 4:22 pm

Hime wrote:I had a handicap bet on the Aston Villa - Birmingham game of +1 to Birmingham. With Villa winning 1-0 should I not get my stake back?


Depends what sort of handicap bet you did. If Asian then yes you should get your stake back, if the alternative handicap you'd have won off a draw but lose off villa winning.

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PostRe: GRcades Bet Thread 2
by Hime » Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:41 pm

Rhubarb wrote:
Hime wrote:I had a handicap bet on the Aston Villa - Birmingham game of +1 to Birmingham. With Villa winning 1-0 should I not get my stake back?


Depends what sort of handicap bet you did. If Asian then yes you should get your stake back, if the alternative handicap you'd have won off a draw but lose off villa winning.

Thanks mate, I forgot it was the Asian handicap that works like that.

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PostRe: GRcades Bet Thread 2
by more heat than light » Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:17 pm

Had a bit of dollar on Velios to score for Forest tonight. For some reason Daryl Murphy is the favourite to score on Bet365 despite not being in the starting line-up or on the bench.

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